Best Locations for Student Accommodation:
- Mill Road
- City Centre
- Queen Edith
Average rent in Cambridge will depend on the house location and size. However the average rent for a 3-4 bedroom house is between £600.00-£1500.00.
As mentioned below Cambridge can be quite difficult to park in and therefore one of the more popular forms of transport is cycling. The transport links around Cambridge provide a variety of options and therefore travelling to other areas of the UK is easy. Cambridge has its own airport and excellent train links to other major cities.
Parking and Permit Information:
Parking in Cambridge is quite sparse therefore it may be a good to invest in a bicycle, as this is one of the most popular ways to travel around in the city (especially for students).
Living in Cambridge:
The city of Cambridge has built up a reputation for its beauty and the renowned Cambridge University.
The University of Cambridge not only excels in academia but in sports too. The University is very well known for the famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. There is a huge range of facilities for students at the university. The distinct difference for students at Cambridge University is the benefit of being located near the various University Colleges in addition to the University Sports Club Facilities. The University’s Sports Club has an array of sports available from water sports, to martial arts to the classic sports like rowing and tennis.
There is a host of nightclubs, bars and comedy clubs located around Cambridge to cater for a variety of tastes but Monday tends to be the main student night. There are various events that occur during term time that are run by students by the various Societies, for example Film Nights and Club Nights. One of the climax events at the end of the year is the College May Ball which is one of the most keenly anticipated events after the exams in June.
There are a number of areas around Cambridge for shopping including the Christ’s Lane Centre, Grand Arcade and Lion Yard. Cambridge has a wide range of shopping areas from the Grand Arcade shopping centre to a range of local markets in Trinity Street, Fisher Hall and Market Square.